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Welcome to Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

No matter your future career path, training at Olive View will equip you with the skills necessary to become a highly competent, compassionate physician. Olive View is a wonderful combination of community and academia. You will find yourself in a nurturing environment, taking care of a global population while benefiting from the academic infrastructure of the university setting.


An Academic Community Hospital

The partnership between Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and UCLA exemplifies a dynamic collaboration at the forefront of medical education and patient care. Olive View–UCLA Medical Center partners with UCLA to train medical students, residents and fellows across 27 specialties. Olive View–UCLA Medical Center trains the largest number of David Geffen School of Medicine students of any of the affiliate sites.

We sponsor five programs as an institution in addition to training twenty-two UCLA sponsored residencies and a multitude of UCLA fellowship programs. Explore below to understand more about the Olive View and UCLA sponsored programs.

Sponsored Training Programs

UCLA sponsored Training Programs

Procedural Specialties

Emergency Medicine
Radiology–General and Interventional

Medical Specialties

Pulmonary/Critical Care
Sleep Medicine
Infectious Disease

Surgical Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery
Plastic Surgery
General Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery

Developmental Specialties

Family Medicine

Olive View–UCLA Medical Center
Mission Statement and Commitment to Graduate Medical Education

Four Pillar Descriptions

We are dedicated to providing residents and fellows with humanistic education in a supportive and inclusive scholarly environment. Our graduates leave prepared to translate their knowledge and skills into medical care, research and scholarship, and advocacy for health equity, that meets evolving healthcare needs locally and globally.

The County of Los Angeles, Olive View- UCLA Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA are committed to ensuring the provision of the necessary administrative, educational, financial, human, and clinical resources to achieve the mission of Graduate Medical Education at Olive View- UCLA Medical Center.

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Resources + Support

We are proud to offer an array of resources for our trainees to support their wellbeing during residency. Below you will find links to pages that explore wellness resources and offer you a deeper look into Olive View’s patient population and Los Angeles locale.


Physician wellness is a majority priority at Olive View- UCLA Medical Center. Find out about the wellness resources available to our trainees.


Reporting & Feedback

We value trainee feedback and offer a wide array of ways to provide feedback on your training experience and patient care.


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Living Here

Explore the amazing array of food, culture and entertainment that Los Angeles has to offer.


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Olive View + The Safety Net

Olive View–UCLA Medical Center is a safety net hospital providing high-quality of care to the underserved populations of Los Angeles. Learn more about our patient demographics.


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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The training programs at Olive View are committed to honoring the diverse backgrounds of our trainees, faculty and patients. Read more about our strategic initiatives and see EDI at work at Olive View.


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UCLA + DHS Partnership

Our trainees benefit from experiencing two large health systems in synergy–the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and the University of California, Los Angeles. Read more about the dynamic synergy between Olive View and UCLA.